7.1 Model Editor

7.1.1 Modeling Menus
7.1.2 The Toolbar
7.1.3 EER Diagrams
7.1.4 The Physical Schemata Panel
7.1.5 The Schema Privileges Panel
7.1.6 The SQL Scripts Panel
7.1.7 The Model Notes Panel
7.1.8 The History Palette
7.1.9 The Model Navigator Panel
7.1.10 The Catalog Tree Palette
7.1.11 The Layers Palette
7.1.12 The Properties Palette

When the Model Editor is executed from the Home window, MySQL Workbench displays the MySQL Model page. The MySQL Model page has three main panels, as shown in the following screenshot: Description Editor, User Types List/History panel, and Model Overview.

Figure 7.1 The MySQL Model Page

The MySQL Model Page

The Description Editor and User Types List/History panel are contained within the Sidebar. The Sidebar is located on the left by default, but can be relocated to the right using a setting in the Workbench Preferences dialog.

The Model Overview panel has several sections:

For each of these sections, add objects to a project by clicking the appropriate add-object icon. You may also rename, edit, cut, copy, or delete objects on this page by right-clicking to open a pop-up menu.

The following sections further discuss the MySQL Model page.